It's Small Business Saturday in the UK today. Staying Cool is so proud to be an independent company.
Statistic of the day: if you spend £100 with a local business an estimated £68 remains in that community. It's down to £42 with a chain.
Our Rotunda apartments are in an amazing location for enjoying
Selfridges Birmingham and all that the Bullring has to
Selfridges are having a very cool yule in 2013. Here's their line up
Into Instagram? Don't forget to tag the cool shots you take when you stay with us. We love seeing them. Just use the hashtag #stayingcoolapartments
You can find our Instagram account here
We're running a competition to win a night in a Mini apartment at Rotunda in Birmingham. All the details on how to enter are here
Best of British from Staying Cool!
It's December 1st tomorrow and so we'll start leaving complimentary Cadbury's Christmas selection boxes in the Rotunda apartments for our lovely guests.
Did you know that we give all of our Rotunda guests a free Gastro Card to use during their stay in Birmingham? You can save between 10-25% on eating out at some of the best restaurants the city has to offer.
If you would love to experience the comfort of our Ultimate mattresses and their NASA technology at home please drop us a line.We can get you a discount with the British company who supply them. Please email Guest Relations for the code.
We were proud to hear that Orchestra of the Swan, whom we sponsor, have reached the finals of The People's Millions with their project 'Anthony and Cleopatra - the Musical'!
'Anthony and Cleopatra - The Musical!' is a year of workshops and rehearsals involving children with physical and learning disabilities from Straford and Birmingham. It aims to help every child involved to reach their full potential. The year culminates in a final performance - an hour of spectacle and madcap humour.
If you would like to vote for the project to win or find out more, please click here
Planning on a trip to Barcelona this winter? Save up to 30% on our 39 Steps apartment.
Harvey Nichols Birmingham has launched a pop-up
cinema for Christmas!
You can enjoy a film, Harvey Nichols mince pies, mulled wine and cranberry juice at their store at The Mailbox. Tickets are completely free. However, there are only 40 seats available for each show on a first come first served basis.
The screenings include Miracle on 34th Street and The Snowman and you can see full details online.
"I liked the fact that all the food products were fairtrade/organic (excellent!). The flat was lovely, wish I had somewhere like that in London.." Kate Cater, Life & Style Editor, The Guardian
""..our apartment was equipped with a fully functioning kitchen, replete with oranges for juicing, a juicer, coffee grounds for grinding, a coffee machine, and the most swaggy open-plan living room, framed by a seemingly endless view..."" Wonderland Magazine
"Why go? For an ultra-stylish taste of Birmingham..." Red online